Full marathon of 42.2km held in Islamabad for first time

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ISLAMABAD: A full marathon of 42.2 kilometer was held on Sunday in Islamabad for the first time in the city’s history.

Margalla road of Islamabad saw marathon runners from all over Pakistan participating wholeheartedly in this first event of its kind, said a press release.

The event also saw a very healthy participation from the expat community in Islamabad.

President Dr. Arif Alvi along with first lady Mrs. Samina Alvi also gave a surprise as they participated in the Islamabad Marathon organized by the running community “Islamabad Run with Us” without any prior announcements, it further said.

 

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